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Managing Director, Rights and Justice
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Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.
Oct 25, 2023
Community violence intervention workers from across the United States explain and reflect on their work in preventing violence in their communities.
Oct 6, 2023
Nick Wilson, Chandler Hall, Tymoni Correa-Buntley, 6 More
Audrey Smith, Matthew Gossage, Ashley Joo, Hai-Lam Phan, Ronnie Rivera, Ala Al Sadi
The Department of Transportation’s Safe Streets for All program can be leveraged to support community-level innovation in roadway safety efforts, including by rethinking traffic enforcement strategies to improve the physical and psychological safety of Black drivers and others on the road.
Jun 14, 2023
In Minnesota, violent crime is increasingly fueled by firearms, as the state lacks foundational gun control laws that would improve public safety and save lives.
Jun 6, 2023
Patrick Gaspard partners with Color of Change's Rashad Robinson and the Vera Institute of Justice's Nicholas Turner to discuss the dangers of traffic stops for Black motorists and to urge leaders at the federal, state, and local levels to seek solutions.
Mar 13, 2023
Patrick Gaspard, Rashad Robinson , Nicholas Turner
The killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of police in Memphis has focused the national attention on the dangers of driving while Black in America and the urgent need for police reform that fulfills the promise of public safety.
Feb 10, 2023
Rachael Eisenberg, Brandon Tucker, Hadi Sedigh
In the second installment in a three-part series on Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), the Center for American Progress and American Indian College Fund look at Leech Lake Tribal College’s law enforcement degree program and the college’s work on cultural revitalization and basic needs insecurity.
Dec 15, 2022
Marcella Bombardieri, Dina M. Horwedel
With the help of funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, governments are expanding their public safety strategies to invest in community responder programs that reduce reliance on law enforcement and provide communities with meaningful emergency management support.
Oct 12, 2022
Community violence intervention programs are a critical part of a comprehensive approach to reduce the impact of rising gun violence on youth and in U.S. communities.
Oct 11, 2022
Terrell Thomas, Rachael Eisenberg
Houston, Boston, and Newark have improved public safety through violence prevention efforts outside traditional law enforcement.
Jul 27, 2022
Rachael Eisenberg, Allie Preston
Gun violence against police officers is a major problem in the United States, but elected officials are still adopting counterproductive measures opposed by law enforcement agencies.
Jun 27, 2022
Nick Wilson, Eugenio Weigend Vargas
There is no evidence linking bail reform to the rising rates of violent crime in the United States.
Jun 23, 2022
Allie Preston, Rachael Eisenberg
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